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Medicare for All could take center stage in the 2020 election. Here's what that means

Medicare for All could take center stage in the 2020 election. Here's what that means

Finance
Americans say they want better health care. How that will happen is still up in the air. Enter Medicare for All, a term that increasingly is being used by health-care advocates, politicians and aspiring presidential candidates. The concept is the latest iteration of a complex discussion about medicine that goes back decades. The current goal: To come up with something better than the Affordable Care Act when it comes to giving more individuals access to care and reducing what they pay, while putting fewer burdens on medical industry. The debate comes ...
Morgan Stanley: Here's how Apple could send its stock soaring by 27% this year

Morgan Stanley: Here's how Apple could send its stock soaring by 27% this year

Finance
Apple has made quite a comeback since it reported better-than-feared earnings, but many investors have little faith that the iPhone-maker can return to a $ 1 trillion market value with slowing smartphone demand. Morgan Stanley, however, disagrees. In fact, the bank said life beyond iPhone could extend this week's 7 percent relief rally to another 27 percent gain from here this year. A slew of new services launching in 2019, including video streaming and a media bundle will be a big driver for Apple, according to Morgan Stanley's Katy Huberty. Apple plans to debut its v...
Here's all that finally did Chanda Kochhar in

Here's all that finally did Chanda Kochhar in

Finance
NEW DELHI: After initial denials, now it has been established by an independent probe that ICICI Bank's ex-CEO Chanda Kochhar had indeed violated the company code of conduct. A committee headed by retired Justice B.N. Srikrishna committee has indicted Kochhar. The indictment comes less than a week after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) turned its preliminary enquiry, in which it was probing the alleged nexus between Deepak Kochhar, husband of ICICI Bank ex-CEO Chanda Kochhar and Videocon group MD Venugopal Dhoot, into an FIR. The CBI has booked the three of them in connection with alleged cheating and irregularities in loans sanctioned by the bank to the Videocon group in 2012. After the CBI probe started last year, Kochhar sought an early retirement and the bank accepted her res...
Here's how to get your New Year's financial resolutions back on track

Here's how to get your New Year's financial resolutions back on track

Finance
Whether it was an unexpected expense or an impulse purchase, chances are you've slacked off on your resolution to save more and spend less. That's OK. Most people typically give up on their financial resolutions six weeks into the new year, according to a survey from LearnVest. This year is no exception, even though more than 4 in 10 Americans said losing debt is a top priority — even over shedding weight, according to a survey by CompareCards.com. "Weight isn't necessarily something that impacts people in their everyday lives," said Matt Schulz...
Do you know your net worth? Here's how to figure it out

Do you know your net worth? Here's how to figure it out

Finance
What's your net worth? Even if you don't fly on private jets or play polo, this simple equation is an important tool that says a lot about your financial health. Still, most people don't bother to calculate it. That's a mistake. "It's the first snapshot into an overall look at your finances," said Michael LaRiviere, a certified financial planner at Essex Financial in Connecticut. Your net worth is essentially the sum of all of your assets, including cash, retirement accounts, college savings,...